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the treasury department showed a combination of more revenue like taxes and less spending. that led to a gap of $680 billion. guess what. it takes revenues and spending cuts to cut the deficit. they ought to work together on that. $2.08 billion is how much americans are spending on candy for halloween this year. never mind the declarations for the national retail federation. they expect an additional $2.6 billion on costumes and more people in my neighborhood i swear do halloween decorations than for the holidays. 75 days is how many we have before the primary for the special election for the late bill young and florida primary will be key to see the better position for the march 11 general election. the special election of one of the most competitive seats left in the house of representatives. 16 is how many democratic women senators all in fact signed in a private letter to hillary clinton urging her to run for president in 2016. they spilled the beans about it and a list in new york on monday, sources say barbara boxer led the effort that included other names mentioned as candidates inclu
this something that is new money and new tax dollars or is this something you think some conservatives will be comfortable supporting if it means new federal money? >> i think so. it's not a significant amount of money, but it is new dollars. we use a model that works. the health care centers could expand to add behavioral health. a number of them in my state and other states are doing that anyway. we have a model that works and frankly the tragedies of the last couple of years. drawing attention to this issue. we both believe we have a model that works and a moment that works. this is something that the congress could do to respond to these tragedies. after newtown late last year, the senate committee that deals with the mental health the first they had since 2007. for whatever reason this is something that is a society we haven't dealt with the way we should. it is the consistent thing and the tragedies we see. it is important to make a point here that people with mental health challenges are much more likely to be the victims than the perpetrators of crime whether it was newtown or
to raise your benefit, nobody's going to pay any taxes and by the way we're going to let private industry figure out how to do that and it did and it came in at about half the cost of what everybody estimated it would do. >> the white house has tried to point to the medicare part d rollout as proof things can get better. the question is will it? joining me now the co-chair of the national bipartisan commission on the future of medicare, deeply involved in working on medicare while in the senate and was a big part of getting medicare part d passed. good morning to you, sir. >> good morning, chuck. >> well, is it an apples to apples comparison? the white house has been telling me this behind the scenes, medicare part d's rollout was just as e erratic, give us some time, the public will be won over. >> history repeats itself. back in 1965 with medicare, doctors and hospitals said it would be the end of western civilization, yet now they depend on it every day. same with medicare part d. they said "d" stood for debacle when they were rolling it out. now 90% of seniors think it's a great progr
want to cover their employees and some new tax credit possibilities. for large employers, about 96% of them already cover their employees. as you know, the penalty that your constituents refer to is not a penalty that is imposed in 2014, it is being discussed with businesses about what kind of information is exchanged and will take place in 2015. >> he's going to use the gavel on me if you don't hush. i yield back my time. >> the chair would recognize the general lady from california, miss eshoo. >> thank you, mr. chairman. welcome, madam secretary. you're a distinguished woman. you have distinguished yourself in your state, the offices that you've held and now working for the american people and i salute you for it. i want to really congratulate my republican pals for being absolutely 1,000% consistent. you love what's wrong with the website and you detest what's working in the affordable care act. and i think that that is on full display here. but let's get back to the website, because that's what the hearing is about. it's my understanding that november 31st -- is a hard date fo
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